Madeline Baker, Development Manager

  • Maintain and conduct a high-level analysis of top potential donors, CAS rating and tracking system
  • Provide regular reports and research to assist in the cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of donors
  • Partner with College Chief Development Officer on engaging top supporters and volunteers
  • Develop and implement targeted fundraising efforts with annual donors, foundations, and community organizations

Rebecca Benard, Associate Dean for Curriculum and Special Projects

  • Curriculum: Unified General Education Requirements (UGER) and dean’s representative for the college’s Committee on Educational Programs and the Faculty Senate Committee on Undergraduate Education, new programs and Dean’s Approved Majors
  • College of Arts and Sciences accreditation: Undergraduate learning outcomes assessment, external program reviews (Ohio Department of Higher Education and Higher Learning Commission
  • Special projects: Construction of biology teaching lab

Joy Bostic, Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusive Engagement

  • Supports all efforts to increase the diversity of the
    college with respect to staff, students and faculty:
    recruiting and retaining a diverse community
  • North Star program dedicated to increasing the number
    of URM faculty
  • Liaison to OIDEO and the Office of Equity
  • DEI training for search committees
  • Co-PI, Humanities in Leadership Learning Series, HILLS

Tron Compton-Engle, Director of Information Technology

  • Strategic vision and priorities for technology
  • Liaison between the College and UTech for development improvement in all technology related areas
  • Suggest and manage technology to enhance classrooms, meeting spaces, and performance venues
  • IT support, server administration, web site management

Emily Curto, Manager of Special Events

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Arthur Evenchik, Assistant to the Dean – Special Projects

  • Coordinator, Emerging Scholars Program: mentoring, academic support and development efforts
  • Editor, art/sci magazine and other college communications

Dan Farst, IT Support and Security Manager

  • Manages IT support responses and IT projects for the College
  • Computer Refresh Program and IT budget
  • Systems Administrator for the College’s servers and Cloud resources
  • IT Security for College servers, cloud resources, endpoint devices, and IT systems

Dave Hintz, Internal Communications Manager

  • Promote the stories and successes of the college both within the college, through art/sci update and the college’s social media channels, and university wide.
  • Manage all internal communications in the Dean’s Office.
  • Liaise between University Marketing and Communications (UMC) and the college.

Janean Hite, Assistant Director of Budget and Financial Planning

  • Annual budget, quarterly forecasts, and 3 yr planning 
  • Financial guidance to the College and approve financial transactions
  • Ensure University and College financial procedures and practices are being followed

Dee Dee Holmes, Finance Coordinator

  • Assistant to Director & Assistant Director
  • Reconcile Monthly Expenses for CAS Accounts 
  • Process all reimbursements for CAS Departments

John McCreery, Director of Special Gifts

Bill Sluzewski, Director of National Development

  • Visit CWRU alumni and friends to share updates and identify areas of interest for investment
  • Solicit major gifts for the College of Arts and Sciences
  • Steward donors to the College

Eric Stephens, Executive Director of Development

Amy Trostle, Manager, Research Administration and Grant Development

  • Identification and communication of external funding to CAS faculty
  • Preparation & Submission of proposals for external funding, including but not limited to checklist creation, submission process facilitation, budgeting, editing, grantsmanship advice, etc.
  • Progress report support
  • Development of Faculty Research Education Resources

Lynne Valencic, Grants Specialist

  • SPARTA funding proposals: budgets for accuracy and completeness
  • SPARTA funding proposals: humanities and arts
  • Effort certification

Peter Whiting, Professor and Associate Dean

(Peter is currently serving as the interim vice president for student affairs. Please contact the designated person for each area below)

  • Director of SAGES (contact Erika Olbricht, interim director of SAGES)
  • Coordinates admission activities and correspondence for the college (contact Daniel Goldmark, associate dean)
  • Represents the college on learning outcomes and accreditation committees (contact Rebecca Benard, associate dean)
  • Reviews FT and PT lecturer appointment paperwork (contact Robert Utrup)
  • Monitor enrollments in college courses (contact Emily Curto)